World's newest nation is born - South Sudan

Q: South Sudan raised its flag for the first time last week as it became the world's newest nation. It became a separate nation after decades of civil war in Sudan killed some 1.5 million people. Where is South Sudan?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The Republic of Sudan was the first state to officially recognize its new neighbor. Independence is the result of a 2005 peace deal between north and south. What must the two sides still negotiate?

A. Oil revenue

B. Borders

C. Debts

D. All of the above

Q: The independence ceremony was held in South Sudan's capital, Juba. What is the capital of the Republic of Sudan?

A. Timbuktu

B. Khartoum

C. Madrid

D. Tripoli

Q: Which river connects Juba and Khartoum?

A. Amazon

B. Zambezi

C. Congo

D. White Nile

Q: South Sudan is covered by green swathes of grassland, swamps and tropical forest. The Republic of Sudan is mostly covered by the . . .

A. Andean Plateau

B. Himalaya Mountains

C. Sahara Desert

D. Nile Delta

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